We all have a story-- not just the story we tell when we shake someone's hand for the first time and say, "Hi, I'm so-and-so. I live here and work as a what-ya-call-it." A story comprised of the threads woven together within us, a story that holds the secrets of our past and our fears about the future. But sometimes that story cannot stay within-- those threads begin popping, for better or for worse. Sound familiar? It does for Charlie Davis, the seventeen-year-old protagonist of Kathleen Glasgow's debut young adult novel, Girl in Pieces.
Whoop, whoop-- GIVEAWAY TIME! 😍🎉📚 I'm super excited to be working with @authorelisadane to help her spread the word about her readalong of In the After, one of my all-time favorite YA contemporaries! All of the details can be found on her readalong post. Elisa was kind enough to give away a digital copy of … Continue reading “In The After” by Elisa Dane REVIEW & GIVEAWAY!
The Girls by Emma Cline follows the recollections of Evie Boyd's adolescent summer adventures-- not laying around on a beach with her girlfriends or adventuring through summer camp, but getting looped into a cult.
Juliet Takes a Breath is a stunning debut novel by Gabby Rivera that follows Juliet Milagros Pilante as she navigates her way through the world of feminism, radical self-love, coming out, and racism within self-proclaimed "safe spaces." The novel starts off just before Juliet takes off to Portland, Oregon to intern for her favorite author-- … Continue reading “Juliet Takes a Breath” by Gabby Rivera | REVIEW
I didn’t know just how much I needed this book in my life. With great eloquence and raw honesty, Laura Bates details the sexism that flows throughout our world each and every day.